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50 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people are destined to be entrepreneurs. From the time they get through school, or maybe even before that, they’re hungry to start a business and lead it to success, and they’ll stop at nothing to make that dream a reality.<p>For …

Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn's billionaire founder shares his best networking advice

It's safe to call him an expert in the career-advancing power of networking.<p>In his latest book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," cowritten with entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, Hoffman explains the benefits of having employees who are active networkers both internally …

Networking

How to Lose Weight and Get Fit While Working Insane Hours | Inc.com

I work hard. I love what I do. I've been in the tech industry most of my career, and it is fast-paced and ever-changing. That is especially true in the startup world, which I have been a part of for almost two years now, having left the corporate world behind.<p>I also love my family. I have a …

Fitness

Thai Sticky Chicken Fingers - Gluten-Free Dinner or Appetizer Recipe

Gluten-Free Thai Sticky Chicken Fingers are a crunchy, sticky, and irresistible gluten-free appetizer, dinner, or recipe for any occasion. Absolutely …

Gluten-Free

Orange Chicken

I made this Orange Chicken on my Food Network show a few weeks ago, and I just realized yesterday that I’d never shared the recipe here on my totes …

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Celebrity Gossip

5 reasons Bill Gates thinks 2014 was a good year

Bill Gates is proud of what the world accomplished in 2014.<p>It was a rough year in many ways, but there’s good news to celebrate, too: We’re making …

The Day Marissa Mayer's Honeymoon At Yahoo Ended

Nearly 4,000 Yahoo employees sat and waited for Marissa Mayer to explain herself.<p>It was around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.<p>Some of the employees, those in Yahoo's Santa Monica and New York offices, sat at their desks watching a video feed on their computer monitors.<p>At Yahoo's headquarters …

Employment

Japanese Developer Proposes Insane Underwater City

Shimizu Corp believes they could start building in 15 years.<p>Japanese developers Shimizu Corp have thought up quite a few outrageous ideas in the past: moon bases, floating botanical cities, and an elevator to space, to name a few.<p>Now they’ve released plans for a marine-based floating city, tethered …

Seafloor

7 highly successful people share their biggest financial regrets

Whether that's selling stock in a company right before its value skyrockets, shrinking away from negotiating our salary, or simply dragging our heels on opening a retirement savings account, even the best of us are prone to mistakes.<p>Successful people are no exception.<p>We spoke with seven CEOs, …

Success

Opinion: 3 stocks that will suffer as apps replace the Web

Have you heard about how “the Web is dying,” felled by the rise of smartphone apps?<p>According to mobile analytics firm Flurry, “time spent on the …

Advertising

Two Incredibly Useful Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Hiring great people is extremely difficult. A resumé is a good start, and an hour-long conversation can give you an impression of someone’s character, but you often don’t know if you made the right decision until a few months later.<p>I’m always trying to improve my ‘people reading’ skills and can …

Opinion: 3 stocks that are thriving as Keystone XL fails and oil plummets

The U.S. Senate narrowly squashed a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline this week.<p>The move isn’t the final word on the project, with …

Investing

4 Tips for Pursuing Government Contracts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Federal government contracts worth $500 billion are awarded each year, with the law requiring that 23 percent go to small businesses.<p>But every year officials struggle to meet that goal and having difficulty in meeting the goals of …

Small Business

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Investing

4 Questions to Gauge a Job Candidate's Passion | Inc.com

When it comes to hiring the perfect new employee for your business, hard skills are relatively easy to test. Evaluating cultural fit and personality, though more difficult, still boils down to the same gut sense of someone's likability and compatibility that you use to guide all your social …

Employment

Pork Knuckles recipe by the BBQ Pit Boys

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Soysauce

You'll Fail At Your Next Presentation Without The Answers To These 3 Questions

Public speaking is the most dynamic way to build your personal brand – as long as you remember that it’s not about you. It’s about the people in the seats, looking up at you with eager anticipation.<p>I have been a professional public speaker for over a decade. Before all my presentations around the …

How To Command A Room Like Stephen Colbert

A speech pro explains how to establish gravitas using six key communication skills.<p>On the very first episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert satirized the concept of “gravitas,” saying, “If you have sufficient gravitas, what you say doesn’t have to mean anything at all.”<p>While Colbert was …

Public Speaking

Looking for Extra Motivation? 52 Quotes on Persistence | Inc.com

Your natural ability in life is largely predetermined. What you do with it is not. In my book <i>Trajectory</i>, I dedicate a chapter to "Persistence as a Differentiator." Persistence is essential to success, and the more of it you display, the more you will accomplish. It is persistence that will allow …

Motivation

The Latest LinkedIn Features You Should Start Using Today

The folks at LinkedIn are busy. They are rolling out refinements and new features at an unprecedented rate. Staying on top of these opportunities is the key to staying on top of your online personal branding. If you want your profile to stand out, start using my five favorite LinkedIn upgrades.<p><b>1.</b> …

9 Easy Tips For Finding Exactly What You Want On Google

Although everyone knows how to search for something, there are a few quick tips that can help you get the exact results you're looking for, faster.<p>Google offers a "Power Searching" class and we took it so you don't have to.<p>In the class, Dr. Dan Russell, a research scientist at Google guides you …

AdWords

What 12 Super-Successful People Wish They Knew At 22 | Inc.com

Think back to when you were 22 years old. You were just graduating from college, entering the "real world," and embarking on your professional journey.<p>Maybe you wish you could rewrite your past. Or perhaps you're content with the decisions you made at that time in your life. Either way, there are …

Self-improvement

You'll Never Guess Which Store Is the Most Powerful in the U.S.

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

Howard Schultz

What does Amazon care for losses? Its plan is for world domination

Jeff Bezos wants his customers to live in an Amazon world of books, films, and food. But he needs allies as well as ambition<p>America's willingness to back the pioneering entrepreneurs that have transformed its industries and fuelled its economy should not be underestimated. From Henry Ford to Thomas …

Best Money Tips: The Career Edition

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on everything related to your …

Frugal Living

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

How much can an investor accomplish in five years? Among the many possible answers, we're going to focus on two in this article: how much you could …

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a business oftentimes means dealing with controversial situations and making decisions. Are you making the right ones? Let’s see.<p><b>Situation 1:</b> You are working on a large project for a customer. After the project is done you send …

Diapers